For the first time in almost two years, Kathy and I can pause, evaluate and take a breath in between projects. This is always a great feeling and precious time in our work flow. The aftermath of being swamped with work 24/7 is a pantry that is bulging at the seams.
Last week, I played a game. The rules consisted of no grocery store runs unless it was to purchase fresh produce. Dinners had to be created and deemed successful by all, but they had to be prepared with only items on hand. The great result of the winning game is that we enjoyed meals all week that we would not have “normally” experienced and the pantry became less filled with overflow. (Ok, that last part is an out and out lie!). [Read more…]